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  • newCambodia: Hun Sen and His Abusive Generals
    (New York) – Cambodia’s increasingly dictatorial, one-party rule is underpinned by generals in the security forces who are responsible for serious and systematic human rights violations, Human Rights Watch said today as it issued the Khmer-langu…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 20, 3:16pm -
  • newTurkmenistan: Drop Charges, Free Wrongfully Imprisoned Lawyer
    (Berlin) – Turkmenistan’s authorities should immediately and unconditionally release a lawyer imprisoned on bogus charges that appear to be in retaliation for his alleged ties with activists abroad, 10 human rights organizations said today. The…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Oct 20, 8:50am -
  • newRohingya: Donors Should Require Including Education
    Click to expand Image Rohingya refugee students demonstrate against being expelled from Bangladeshi secondary schools in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, February 6,…
    - 41 mins ago, 22 Oct 20, 2:00am -
  • newEgypt: 49 Executions In 10 Days
    Click to expand Image A satellite photograph of Scorpion Prison taken in September 2016. Inmates suffer abuses in secret and are denied most access to the outsi…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Oct 20, 1:00am -
  • newLebanon: Flawed Domestic Blast Investigation
    Click to expand Image Aftermath of the explosion in Beirut’s port that devastated the city, killing almost 200 people, injuring more than 6,000, and leaving 30…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Oct 20, 12:00am -
  • newThailand: Outspoken TV Channel Banned
    Click to expand Image © 2020 Voice TV (Bangkok) – The Thai government’s shutdown of the outspoken Voice TV channel misuses Thaila…
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 7:32pm -
  • newPope Francis Supports Same-Sex Civil Unions
    Click to expand Image Pope Francis attends a inter-religious ceremony for peace in the Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli, in Rome, October 20, 2020. …
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 5:39pm -
  • newUS, Australia Hit New Lows on Refugee Resettlement
    Click to expand Image Abdisellam Hassen Ahmed, a Somali refugee who had been stuck in limbo after President Donald Trump temporarily banned refugee entries, walks…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 4:28pm -
  • newCanada: Climate Crisis Toll on First Nations’ Food Supply
    Climate change is taking a growing toll on First Nations in Canada, depleting food sources and affecting health.Canada is contributing to the climate crisis, which acutely affects Indigenous peoples who live off the land.Canada should urgently sc…
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 9:00am -
  • newTurkey: Justice for Rights Lawyer’s Killing
    Click to expand Image Tahir Elçi, the president of Diyarbakir Bar Association and human rights lawyer, speaks to the media shortly before being shot dead in Diya…
    - 19 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 8:00am -

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  • Ten black history events that should be taught to every pupil
    Black History Month is a chance to introduce forgotten historical episodes into the curriculum, from the British black panthers to the Bristol bus boycott‘It isn’t a tick-box’: young BLM activists on Black History Month in UK schoolsBlack Histo…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Oct 20, 9:53am -
  • Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture review – superb history of Haiti
    An outstanding study of how ‘the first black superhero of the modern age’ led the world’s only successful slave revolutionIn January 1804, the West Indian island of Saint-Domingue became the world’s first black republic. The Africans toiling…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Oct 20, 6:00am -
  • 'I was stressed but happy': weddings, Haitian style – a photo essay
    In Haiti, where more than half the population lives below the poverty line, only the wealthiest couples can afford a grand ceremony, lavish dinner reception and honeymoon. In a country where couples often have to surmount obstacles including unrest,…
    - 34 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 2:00am -
  • Haiti football sexual abuse claims: more officials investigated by Fifa
    Head of referees Rosnick Grant accused of abuseFHF secretary Fenelus Guerrier also under investigation Fifa is investigating three more senior officials from the Haitian Football Federation over allegations of sexual abuse, the Guardian can reveal.Ro…
    - 44 days ago, 8 Sep 20, 11:47am -
  • Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura bear down on Louisiana
    State could see first simultaneous hurricanes on recordDominican Republic and Haiti suffer severe floodingResidents in low-lying coastal areas of Louisiana and Cuba were evacuating on Sunday, while roads turned to rivers in Haiti’s capital city, as…
    - 59 days ago, 23 Aug 20, 3:18pm -
  • Weatherwatch: Haiti's warm climate with inland variations
    Geographical features cause weather differences on shared mountainous island of HispaniolaHaiti and its larger neighbour the Dominican Republic share the island of Hispaniola, which is in the middle of the Caribbean Sea, to the east of Jamaica and Cu…
    - 65 days ago, 17 Aug 20, 4:30pm -
  • Coach accuses president of Haiti FA of sexual abuses over many years
    Former colleague goes public to accuse Yves Jean-Bart FHF president denied allegations of abuse published in MayA former leading official at Haiti’s national football centre has accused the president of the country’s football association of sexua…
    - 75 days ago, 7 Aug 20, 3:02pm -
  • Rod Prince obituary
    My friend Rod Prince, who has died aged 83, was a British journalist who worked in Paris (Agence France-Presse, 1968-70), east Africa (Tanzania Standard, 1971-72) and London, where he started the People’s News Service (1973-76), joined Peace News (…
    - 81 days ago, 2 Aug 20, 8:28am -
  • Dominican Republic: George Floyd protests spark reckoning with race as elections loom
    The country has long grappled with anti-Haitian discrimination. July’s presidential vote could alter the landscapeAs demonstrations were held around the world against racism and police brutality, a group of protesters arrived last week at Santo Dom…
    - 15 Jun 20, 8:00am -
  • Alleged victims of Haiti FA president say they have received death threats
    New allegations of sexual abuse made against Yves Jean-BartFHF says claims are ‘baseless’ and he will be ‘fully exonerated’Several alleged victims of sexual abuse by Yves Jean-Bart, the president of the Haiti Football Federation (FHF), say th…
    - 21 May 20, 12:45pm -
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